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Introducing – Tools for Cinema Quality Assurance


Cinema Test Tools for the non-Technical Manager – Post Installation Quality Assurance Has Begun

Cinema Test Tools is a free resource for the cinema industry, tuned most particularly for the non-technical manager. The tools include several DCPs, all with interesting means of testing the sound and picture quality for the interested by lightly trained staff. The lessons on sound and light are written to provide a foundation to communicate with the technician who must respond quickly and well to the information that they discover.

The key is a free Managers Walk Through Checklist that correlates with the many DCPs. It helps bring an understanding of the many nuances of the auditorium's situation in a straightforward way. 

It is a big world out there.

Distraction–12 Misunderstood and Misquoted Shakespearean Expressions

A few minutes of fun, which you can never use since everyone else will have it wrong and think you nuts.

12 Misunderstood and Misquoted Shakespearean Expressions

Weekend Distraction...When "uh, over there" Won't Do

Oh Noooooooo! Fan Prequel without...a lot.

Topher Grace Edited The ‘Star Wars’ Prequels Into One 85-Minute Movie and We Saw It | /Film

Rethinking Schools - Just For Fun - Map Game

Aviation Intel is not associated with stealth or lasers in fact, it is only interesting because some of us are interested in all sorts of technology. Here is a good series of articles on the RQ-170 drone that is now resting in Iran.

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End of Year Distraction | Open Source CAD

Just because:

Google SketchUp, of course.  STL export plug-ins (and guitar design) and STL import plug-ins (and many other) for SketchUp. MeshLab, which can do both.  (Remember, STL doesn't know the order of you have to select it on import.) Ruby Library Depot for more SketchUp plugins.

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Season's Songs and Good Cause

Your editor sumbled upon a great site for recording artists,, a nice space to promote their work and get a good return. Our polling (one artist) says he is pleased with the facilities offered. I bought this album for above retail: Years and Years (2011) | Milo Fairweather

But that is not why we write: For Folk's Sake It's Christmas 2011 | For Folk's Sake is a pithy collection of fun music, with profits going to the Integrated Cancer Centre

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Where and what we are. ('s the internet right? Everything...we're a group effort.)

Gotta know the words to understand the concepts.

There is so much data...

Since we became our own secretaries, it seems that we have to know nearly everything these days.